Alabama Extension’s Basic Forage Online Course

Alabama Extension’s Basic Forage Online Course

Alabama Extension has developed an online course called Forage Basics that will be available starting September 1st.  This course is a collaboration among extension specialists and Auburn University College of Agriculture faculty, with financial support from a grant...
7/29/21 Peanut Update & aGDD Tracker

7/29/21 Peanut Update & aGDD Tracker

Mark Mauldin, Ag & Natural Resources Agent Washington County, Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent,  Dr. Barry Tillman Peanut Breeder UF/IFAS NFREC, and Camila Ichazo   Since the last update, two weeks ago, fields have dried out somewhat allowing for the...
UF Peanut Field Day – August 19

UF Peanut Field Day – August 19

SAVE THE DATE! We are happy to announce that everything is on track for our 2021 UF Peanut Field Day. It is scheduled for the morning of August 19, 2021 in Marianna, at the North Florida Research and Education Center, located off highway 71. Attendees will ride wagons...
June 14 Watermelon Crop Update

June 14 Watermelon Crop Update

UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee Valley Weekly Watermelon Crop Update. These updates are summarized by Bob Hochmuth with input from Suwannee Valley Extension Agents: Mark Warren, Tyler Pittman, Tatiana Sanchez, Luke Harlow, Jay Capasso, Sylvia Wills, Dan Fenneman, Keith...
Dealing with the Sweetpotato Weevil

Dealing with the Sweetpotato Weevil

Sweet potatoes are widely grown in Florida, especially on small farms. Foliar pests such as whiteflies, leafminers, and armyworms are generally of minor concern. The most serious insect pests are the immature stages of insects that feed on the roots and tubers; among...